Millions more Americans just became eligible for COVID-19 boosters, but figuring out who’s eligible and when can be confusing. And adding to the challenge is that this time around, people can choose a different brand of vaccine for that extra dose.
When Melbourne began lifting COVID-19 restrictions at midnight, its residents were eager to celebrate.
The shots could begin early next month -- with the first children in line fully protected by Christmas -- if regulators give the go-ahead.
Pfizer shared results from its Phase 3 trial of its COVID-19 vaccine booster, saying the third dose showed 95.6% efficacy against symptomatic disease.
Unemployment claims in the U.S. reached another pandemic low last week, declining to 290,000.
The U.S. on Thursday donated its 200 millionth COVID-19 shot to help vaccinate the rest of the world, the White House said.
A recent National Institutes of Health trial published on Monday highlights the failure of a COVID-19 treatment known as interferon beta-1a, a medicine with both antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties.
Two women from Georgia and Alabama who contracted COVID-19 during their pregnancies are urging other pregnant women to get vaccinated.
U.S. regulators are extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine. They also said Wednesday anyone eligible for an extra dose can get a brand different from the one they received initially.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation says it will spend $120 million to boost access to generic versions of drugmaker Merck’s antiviral COVID-19 pill for lower income countries, if the drug gets approved by regulators.
This news comes as many airlines and businesses require their staff to become vaccinated against COVID-19.
The Czech Republic has been hit by a steep rise in coronavirus infections that have reached levels unseen since late April. In response, the government will require everyone to wear face coverings at workplaces.
His attorney says the decision has to do with the county’s rule to reprimand employees who don’t get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Kids aged 5 to 11 will soon be able to get a COVID-19 vaccine, and the White House is detailing plans for the expected authorization of the Pfizer shot.
Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the CDC, said officials will “continue to recommend masks in all schools for all people in those schools.” The reason: time.
Coronavirus cases have jumped in Europe for the third consecutive week with about 1.3 million new ones.
Amid outcry, the district decided to let kids eat a 15-minute lunch indoors if there is 'a heavy downpour'
Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the CDC, said Wednesday the AY4.2 sublineage recently identified in the United Kingdom has also been observed in the United States.
A study of different booster combinations found an extra dose of any type revs up levels of virus-fighting antibodies regardless of the brand.
An administrative law judge Wednesday rejected a request by the Florida Department of Health to dismiss a challenge by six school boards to a rule that seeks to prevent student mask mandates during the COVID-19 pandemic.